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Salvinia auriculata (1/8 Cup Portion)

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Salvinia auriculata, a charming and versatile floating plant available at Aquarium Roots. Also known as Giant Salvinia, this aquatic plant features small, round leaves that float on the water's surface, creating a lush and natural look in freshwater aquariums and ponds.

Salvinia auriculata is an excellent choice for aquarists looking to add beauty and functionality to their aquatic environments. Its floating nature provides shade and shelter for fish, helps reduce algae growth by competing for nutrients, and adds oxygen to the water. This plant is relatively easy to care for and can thrive in a wide range of aquarium conditions.

Explore our care chart below for more information on how to provide the best environment for your Salvinia auriculata:

Care Chart:

  • Species: Salvinia auriculata
  • Origin: South America
  • Lighting: Moderate to high
  • CO2: Not required
  • Temperature: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • Substrate: Floating plant
  • Propagation: Fragmentation
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Placement: Floating on the water's surface